9th Circuit Upholds Copyright for 'Raging Bull'

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A concurring opinion usually doesn't pack such a punch, but a Ninth Circuit judge threw a serious jab when he joined a ruling that MGM could keep the copyright for the boxing classic Raging Bull. Judge William Fletcher called his circuit "the most hostile to copyright owners of all the circuits," and aimed a spotlight on the use of laches as a defense in copyright cases.

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